Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Kathryn Poethig Interview

Item

Title

Kathryn Poethig Interview

Description

In this oral history conducted by the Rossmoor Lesbian Social Club, Kathryn Poethig discusses growing up in the Philippines due to her parents work through the Presbyterian church and her positionality being raised there  as a white person in a minority privileged position that affected the rest of her life. She talks about moving back to America and feeling uncomfortable at first with the culture as well as how sexualized things were in the US which lead to her further questioning her sexuality, her first feelings of attraction to women as an adult and her coming out process within a theological community. she talks about her feeling about various lesbian and women's groups she found herself in and moving to Rossmoor with her partner.

Date Created

February 16, 2022

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Citation

“Kathryn Poethig Interview,” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed May 23, 2024, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/1171.